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Photograph

Treaty Hall

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: George F. Thomas is holding a child and standing next to Edward F. Hansen in front of Treaty Hall in La Pointe on Madeline Island.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Picnic on beach of one of the Apostle Islands, Lake Superior. Image includes Mrs. Chute, Mrs. Webb., Mrs. Hull, H.W. Rogers and Mr. Chute.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Mrs. Cora Hull & Mrs. Julia Wood are seated on the sandy shore of one of the Apostle Islands overlooking Lake Superior.

Date: 1956 

Description: Constructing the Madeline Island Historical Museum in La Pointe which consists of four separate buildings. L-to-r: jail; American Fur Trade storage buildin...

Postcard

Ellis Avenue

Date: 1907 

Description: View of a car driving down Ellis Avenue. Neighborhood homes line the street behind the car. The post office tower is visible in the background.

Postcard

Second Street

Date: 1907-01 

Description: View looking down Second Street. Stores and other buildings line both sides of the street, including the Post Office on the left. Cable car tracks are visi...

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Congregational Church and the Church Cottage located on the Mission grounds at La Pointe.

Photograph

Rustic Stairway

Date: 1940 

Description: People descending a rustic stairway leading down to the trail along the Bad River.

Date: ????-05-29 date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of Butternut Lake in the spring. A pier and latticed boathouse can be seen. The opposite shore has trees and foliage. Text below reads,...

Photograph

Catholic Church

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Catholic Church. The convent is on the left and barns are to the right.

Date: 1842 ca.

Description: American Fur Company with both Mission churches. Sketch purportedly by a Native American youth. Probably an overpainted photographic copy enlargement. Pape...

Photograph

Band Shell

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View of the Ashland Band Shell with benches, trees, and what is today Highway 2 in the foreground. On the left is a large metal tower, and in the backgroun...

Date: 1933-11 

Description: Winter view of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp Beaver tents with two men in the background. CCC Company 1604 used Camp Beaver as their base camp...

Photograph

The Pines

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Exterior of "The Pines" at La Pointe on Madeline Island. The Pines was the the summer home of Thomas Culver, an Ashland resident.

Postcard

On Ellis Avenue

Date: 1912-02-08 

Description: View of Ellis Avenue. A horse-drawn buggy can be seen moving alongside a cable car down the road. Buildings and telephone poles line both sides of the stre...

Date: 1939 

Description: Elevated view of students from the Ashland High School Band marching in a parade at the Music Festival, on Main Street. Students are wearing marching band...

Photograph

Biplane over Field

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: A biplane is flying low over a field with a barn in the background.

Photograph

Nebraska Row

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Sidewalk in front of four houses along Nebraska Row at Madeline Island. Nebraska Row was started by Col. Frederick Woods in 1899 on the bluff at the wester...

Photograph

La Pointe Dock

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Elevated view of La Pointe dock taken from the water.

Photograph

WPA Bridge

Date: 1936-06-01 

Description: Bridge and truck trail constructed by Works Progress Administration (WPA) workmen to facilitate forest fire prevention and control.

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